Category archives for: Africa & World

Dangote, Gates upbeat about Africa’s future

Aliko Dangote,

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PROMINENT entrepreneurs, Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates, are confident Africa can achieve its goals of a disease-free continent. In a joint statement on Tuesday, coinciding with World Immunisation Week, they pledged to work together, and all stakeholders in the continent, to help attain those goals. […]

Energy firm renews resolve to eliminate malaria

EXXON Mobil

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – EXXON Mobil, the international oil and gas company, has renewed its support for local and global organisations working to end malaria around the world. The company works with partners across Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea and Tanzania to raise awareness and […]

SAA, Hawaiian Airlines launch interline partnership

SAA

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG (CAJ News)-  SOUTH African Airways and Hawaiian Air lines have established a new interline agreement providing new and convenient flight options between the two destinations. The new interline partnership enables SAA and Hawaiian Airlines to broaden their route networks to provide some of the fastest connections between Hawaii and destinations throughout […]

Hundreds killed in Somalia diarrhoea outbreak

somalia diarhoea

From SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) – A fatal outbreak of diarrhoea has claimed the lives more than 500 lives in Somalia, where a risk of measles has also emerged. The crises comes as the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate and the possibility of famine in 2017 persisting. According to the United […]

War denies millions of African children education

KENEMA, SIERRA LEONE - AUGUST 25: A classroom of a school stands abandoned on August 25, 2014 in Kenema, Sierra Leone. Schools closed and villages quarantined after dozens of its congregation died with Ebola symptoms.  Ebola, contagious disease for which there is no known treatment or cure, has claimed hundreds of lives in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

From MACOUMBA BEYE in Dakar, Senegal DAKAR, (CAJ News) – MORE than 25 million children are missing out on school in conflict zones across the African continent. This equates to 22 percent of the total population of children, mostly aged between six and 15 years old. At the primary school level, South Sudan has the […]

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